About the Artist
A Brief History
Joe Whyte is a Melbourne-based Visual Artist and Illustrator. After graduating from Monash University with a degree in Visual Communication, he spent time developing his craft, studying classical drawing, and painting in Argenton-Chateau, France. Working in various drawing mediums and oil paints, his intricate works draw inspiration from the people, places and character of Melbourne's inner-north.
Joe has exhibited widely and has been shortlisted for numerous awards both nationally and internationally. He was the winner of the 2020 A.M.E Bale Drawing Prize.
On any given day, Joe is most likely to be found sitting in the streets and laneways of Brunswick and Coburg, his sketchbook in hand.
2021 Communication Arts Illustration Award of Excellence - Winner
2020 AME Bale Drawing Prize – Winner
2018 Victorian Artists Society Member's Choice Award – Winner
2020 ‘All We Love We Leave Behind’ - Pea Green Boat Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
Group Exhibitions and Awards
2022 Lethbridge Landscape Prize, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD – Finalist
‘Emergence’, Divisions Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
2021 Rick Amor Drawing Prize, McLelland Sculpture Park and Gallery, Langwarrin, VIC
American Illustration - Juried Selection
2018 AME Bale Travelling Scholarship, Melbourne, VIC – Finalist
Victorian Artists Society Artist of the Year, Melbourne, VIC - Finalist
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